• Safety Surfacing & Installation FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

You may have questions about the rubber playground flooring and safety surfacing flooring installation we provide. Here are a few of the most common questions we receive from our community personnel, teachers, day care center managers, and recreation professionals. If you don’t see your question below please contact us. We are happy to answer any and all of your questions about playground and safety flooring installation and cost. Click on any of the questions below to reveal the answer.

Poured in place rubber safety surfacing is mixed and hand-troweled on site. The surface depth is set to meet or exceed ADA safety standards for the playground and other equipment at that location. Take a look at two videos of our crew mixing and installing a playground flooring.

Both poured in place and rubber tile flooring can last as long as 12-15 years. If maintained properly, this lifespan is VERY attainable. The longevity it this flooring product is one of its biggest selling points. Please see our product warranty.

Our safety flooring products consist mostly of recycled material. Yes, most of which are recycled tires. Read about our product specifications.

Rubber safety surface is a VERY durable product. It is 100% permeable and water drains right through it. Our customers are consistently amazed at the product’s ability to hold up in nearly any weather condition.

While the material is very durable under normal use, sometimes it can become damaged when new playground equipment is installed or the surface is exposed to unusual wear. There are a number of different solutions to improve or repair an old or damaged safety surfaces. We can tear out and replace the entire floor if necessary. However, there are many simple ways to improve the look or functionality of your existing surface. Learn more about the recapping and restoration process.

Our playground surface applications are very safe and meet all current ASTM standards. See our poured in place surface depths.

Poured in place surfacing can be installed in a variety of different ways to meet different budgets. The best way to save on the materials and installation cost is to use a 50/50 color/black mix. The colored rubber is still dominant in appearance. Believe it or not, the colored rubber is the most expensive portion of the cost of installation. We are happy to help our customers find ways to achieve the look they desire and save money in the process. Check out our playground installation project gallery, which includes mostly 50/50 black/color installs. This will give you an idea of what your project could look like utilizing a 50/50 color/black mix.